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A combination of genetic and lab testing could identify 1 million Americans who are at risk of early death from heart disease because they carry a gene that causes high cholesterol.
The Columbia Hypertension Center has been certified by the American Heart Association, recognition that Columbia is a leader in the care of patients with high blood pressure.
Internationally renowned “surgeon’s surgeon” is known for his skill in highly complex cases.
Heart disease is the No. 1 one cause of death in American women, yet most are unaware of the risks and most cardiovascular studies are about men.
- February 18, 2015
Nanometer-sized “drones” that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.
- February 2, 2015
Using the same technology that made smartphone cameras possible, Columbia scientists are capturing images of molecules at a level of detail never before possible.
- January 29, 2015
El cumplimiento máximo de las nuevas guías podría prevenir 56 000 casos de las enfermedades cardiovasculares ( mayoría ataques de corazón y accidentes cerebrovasculares) y 13 000 muertes cada año, sin aumentar el costo total de la asistencia médica, hallazgo de un análisis dirigido por investigadores del Centro Médico de la Universidad de Columbia (CUMC).
- January 28, 2015
Full implementation of new hypertension guidelines could prevent 56,000 cardiovascular disease events (mostly heart attacks and strokes) and 13,000 deaths each year, without increasing overall health care costs.
- October 16, 2014
Columbia surgeons use a 3-D printed model of a patient's heart to guide complex surgery to fix the infant's congenital defects.
- September 22, 2014
NYP/CUMC welcomes new director of aortic surgery and of the Cardiovascular Institute.
- July 15, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is No. 6 in the country and No. 1 in New York in this year's U.S. News & World Report's hospital ranking.
- March 24, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center completed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).